Corporate


Beneficial owners of UK property and bidders for UK public procurement contracts to be disclosed under laws planned for 2018

Entities that hold UK property or enter into UK public procurement contracts will have to register their beneficial ownership information in a public register under government plans.  Legislation is scheduled...

Written on 13 Dec 2017


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UK takeovers to be subject to greater scrutiny

On 19 September 2017, the Takeover Panel, a regulatory group that controls the rules governing corporate takeovers in the UK, launched a consultation on proposed amendments to the Takeover Code....

Written on 26 Sep 2017


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Court rules that normal limitation periods do not apply to claims against directors for fraudulent breach of duty

The Court of Appeal has found that claims against directors for breach of their fiduciary duties will not be subject to the usual six year limitation period where that breach...

Written on 20 Jul 2017


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Extension of PSC register: UK AIM companies are now in scope

UK AIM companies are now within scope of the persons with significant control (PSC) register regime, as a result of changes which came into force on 26 June 2017.  Changes...

Written on 30 Jun 2017


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Extension of PSC register: what do funds with Scottish LPs in their structure need to know?

Scottish limited partnerships (Scottish LPs) are now within scope of the persons with significant control (PSC) register regime, as a result of changes which came into force on 26 June...

Written on 30 Jun 2017


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PSC register changes came into force this week

Changes to the register of people with significant control (PSC) regime came into force on 26 June 2017.  The changes were expected for some time, but not confirmed until late...

Written on 30 Jun 2017


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